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Prince Rupert at Sudeley Castle

Winchcombe

Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Dog Friendly
Local Pub

Prince Rupert is a dog-friendly apartment cottage, which sleeps 3 guests across one double and one single bedroom. The accommodation is arranged over two floors, with a living area, dining area and fully equipped kitchen downstairs and the two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. Prince Rupert is in the converted Old Forge, and an end apartment of three, sharing a decking area with Charles I and George III, with each apartment having its own seating area with views across a lawn to a footpath and woodland.

Guests staying at Prince Rupert enjoy complimentary (other than separately ticketed events) day-time entrance to Sudeley Castle & Gardens during the open season.

Full Description

This apartment cottage is named after Prince Rupert of the Rhine, a nephew of King Charles I, who commanded the Royalist cavalry during the English Civil War and made Sudeley his headquarters.
The entrance to the apartment is via one of two outdoor staircases (at each end of the Old Forge) and the shared decking area, which faces a pretty lawn and the footpath to Sudeley Castle.
The first floor has a bright and light open plan living area, dining area and fully equipped kitchen overlooking the main courtyard. A pretty, divided staircase leads up to the double bedroom and family bathroom to the left and the single bedroom (with under-eaves space for a ‘folding’ bed) to the right.

Note: the three Old Forge apartment cottages have restricted headroom in parts of the bedrooms and landing areas due to the original oak beams and A-frame structure.

Ground Floor

The living/Dining/Kitchen area is open-plan.

Stepping into the dining area from the decking and outside seating area, you’ll immediately be struck by the light and airy feel of this apartment cottage.


Dining Area:
The dining area is furnished with a round, oak dining table and chairs to comfortably accommodate 4 guests.

Kitchen:
The fully equipped kitchen, overlooking the main courtyard, has a country-cottage feel, with fresh off-white coloured and wooden work surfaces. The kitchen has all the appliances, cookware, crockery and glassware you need for a self-catering holiday, including a, oven/hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine and a washer-dryer. (See ‘Facilities’ above for further details.) A welcome pack of teabags, Nespresso coffee pods, hot chocolate, milk, biscuits, jam/honey mini pots, boiled sweets are provided for your first day at the Cottage.

Sitting Room:
A comfortable sofa, sink-in armchair with a footstool provide plenty of seating for 4 in the carpeted living area. In addition, the living area is furnished with an oak coffee table, occasional tables, a Freeview TV and DVD player. An understair cupboard in the living room houses a travel cot, stair gate, highchair, iron, ironing board, airer, as well as the Welcome Dog Basket (with stainless steel bowl and blanket).

First Floor

There is a divided staircase to reach the first floor.


Bedroom One:
The master bedroom is furnished with an oak frame standard double bed, small chest of drawers, bedside tables and individual overbed lights with reading and room lighting. This dual aspect bedroom, with windows to the front and back, has a small hanging cupboard and hooks to store guests’ clothing.

Bedroom Two:
Furnished with an oak frame single bed, bedside table and individual overbed light with reading and room lighting, this is a cosy bedroom with views to the rear over the garden and decking area. Hooks in the main bedroom area are provided for hanging clothes, while an under-the-eaves extension off the main sleeping area houses a chest of drawers and hanging hooks.

Family Bathroom:
Adjacent to Bedroom 2 is the family bathroom, with a large walk-in shower (with a fixed over-head rain shower and detachable handheld showerhead) toilet, sink with shaver unit and heated towel rail.

Outside

Guests of Prince Rupert share a lovely wooden decking area (with the George III and Prince Rupert apartments) that looks out over a communal garden lawn and a footpath that leads to Sudeley Castle. Each apartment has its own private seating area with a table and chairs for 4 guests.
Full List of Facilities

  • Sleeps 3 across 1 double bedroom and 1 single bedroom (+ single folding bed)
  • 1 family bathroom (walk-in shower)
  • All bed linen, bath towels and tea towels provided
  • Hairdryer x1
  • Kitchen Starter Pack (for first night/day): teabags, Nespresso coffee pods, hot chocolate, milk, biscuits, jam/honey mini pots, boiled sweets.
  • Cleaning Starter Pack (for 2 nights): dishwasher tablets, scourer, cloth, washing up liquid, bin bags, kitchen paper
  • Bathroom starter pack (for 2 nights): hand soap, shower gel, handwash, vanity kit, shower cap and toilet paper (minimum 2 rolls)
  • Easily accessible, free car parking behind the cottage
  • Heating gas/electric (with independent thermostat control)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Flat screen TV (Freeview)
  • DVD player
  • Child / dog friendly (dog blanket and stainless-steel dog bowl provided)
  • Fully equipped kitchen with toaster, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, utensils, crockery, cutlery, glassware (champagne flutes, tumblers and wine and water glasses) cafetière, bakeware, food preparation (grater, jug, sieve, saucepans, bread bin, kitchen foil, cling film
  • Oven/Hob
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge-freezer
  • AEG washer-dryer
  • Ironing board, iron and clothes airer
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Baby/Child Equipment: high chair x1, travel cot (cot linen not supplied) x1, stairgate x1, safety socket covers
  • Outdoor patio/seating area
  • Garden furniture – seats 4
  • Safety equipment: fire extinguisher, fire blanket, carbon monoxide monitor, smoke alarm, First Aid kit.
Points of Note
  • Parking: There is a large car park for the use of all guests staying in the cottages 
  • Dog friendly:  a maximum of 2 dogs (with a charge of £25 per pet).
  • Parents of young children should note that a river runs behind the Cottage car park
  • Note: the three Old Forge apartment cottages have restricted headroom in parts of the bedrooms and landing areas due to the original oak beams and A-frame structure.
  • The entrance to the apartment is via one of two outdoor staircases

Reviews

Cute cottage with all the amenities needed. Close walk to the castle and town center. Quiet area surrounding the cottage which was nice. Went during the holidays and they had put up a little Christmas tree which was a lovely touch.
Jessica
Everything you need on the doorstep. Located near to the town but a quiet location - best of both worlds.
Gaye
The cottage was in a lovely setting. Perfect for 2 people. The location was great for access to Sudeley Castle and also walking into the centre of Winchcombe.
Linda
Pretty little cottage, perfectly located to explore the town of Winchcombe, the castle and surrounding attractions. Clean, tidy and very well presented. Modern kitchen with everything you'd need for a short break. Ideally situated to enjoy a bit of the great outdoors. Worth a return visit.
Sally
Prince Rupert cottage is a spacious, comfortable property equipped to a very high standard, with many additional touches to start your stay. The cottage is in the heart of Winchcombe and is a great base to explore the Cotswolds. There are a number of pubs and restaurants nearby, as well as lovely deli and food shops within the village if you want to cook in the property. The cottage has plenty of parking and free entry to the Castle is a great bonus.
Rebecca

Location

Situated just a short walk from the beautiful Cotswold town of Winchcombe, guests will be spoiled for choice when it comes to things to do and see and places to eat while staying at one of Sudeley’s cottages! See the Winchcombe guidebook for more information.

 
 
 
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